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A Computer perspective

background to the computer age

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Computers -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby the office of Charles & Ray Eames ; introduction by I. Bernard Cohen ; epilogue by Brian Randell.
    ContributionsFleck, Glen., Office of Charles and Ray Eames., International Business Machines Corporation.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA76.17 .E15 1990
    The Physical Object
    Pagination174 p. :
    Number of Pages174
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1877828M
    ISBN 100674156269
    LC Control Number90038099

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